Free Participation in Iranian and the 4th International Genetic Congress (Animal Genetics Session)
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۰۸ مهر ۱۳۹۹

Dear Colleagues,

On behalf of the 16th Iranian and the 4th International Genetic Congress (GC2020), I would like to announce you that this congress will be virtually held on Skyroom jointly by the Iranian Genetics Society (IGS), the Italian Society of Biophysics and Molecular Biology (SIBBM), and the Universal Scientific Research Network (UCERN) from Wednesday 31 September to Friday 2 October 2020. There are some interesting presentations in English at Animal Genetics sessions as follows:

Wednesday 31 September, 10:30 – ۱۲:۳۰ (Iran Standard Time, GMT+03:30):


۱۰:۳۰-۱۱:۰۰ Majid Khansefid

Agriculture Victoria Research Division, Australia

Title: Precision animal breeding


۱۱:۰۰-۱۱:۳۰ Mohammad Razmkabir,

University of Kurdistan, Iran

Title: Meta-Analysis of (Animal) Genetic Data: Potential and Limitations


۱۱:۳۰-۱۲:۰۰ Hakimeh Emamgholi,

Statistical Geneticist at Lohmann Breeders, Cuxhaven, Germany

Title: Breeding strategies for improvement of egg production in layers


۱۲:۰۰-۱۲:۳۰ Mehdi Momen,

University of Wisconsin-Madison, School of Veterinary Medicine, WI, USA

Title: Modeling multiple phenotypes in Quantitative Genetics using data-driven genomic exploratory factor analysis and Bayesian network learning


Wednesday 31 September, 14:00 – ۱۵:۳۰ (Iran Standard Time, GMT+03:30):



۱۴:۰۰-۱۴:۳۰ Mostafa Ghaderi-Zefrehei,

Yasouj University, Iran

Title: Harmony Search Algorithm to Learn Gene Network of Grey Logic Imputed Bovine Microarray Data


۱۴:۳۰-۱۵:۰۰ Ali Javadmanesh,

Department of Animal Sciences, Faculty of Agriculture, Ferdowsi University Of Mashhad, Iran.

Title: Genes and Genomes in Farm Animals:  A perspective


۱۵:۰۰-۱۵:۳۰ Leila Kianmehr,

Shahid Beheshti University, Faculty of Biological Science and Technology, Tehran, Iran

Title: Detection of stable DNA-RNA hybrid (R-loop) region of the genome: from a unified picture of the mammalian telomere to the genome


Thursday 1 October, 10:30 – ۱۲:۳۰ (Iran Standard Time, GMT+03:30):



۱۰:۳۰-۱۱:۰۰ Nima Rafati,

Science for Life Laboratory, National Bioinformatics Infrastructure Sweden, Uppsala University, Sweden

Title: Biodiversity research in omics era


۱۱:۰۰-۱۱:۳۰ Stefan Prost,

LOEWE-Centre for Translational Biodiversity Genomics, Frankfurt, Germany

Title: Conservation Genomics- challenges and opportunities


۱۱:۳۰-۱۲:۰۰ Leif Andersson,

Department of Medical Biochemistry and Microbiology, Uppsala University, Sweden

Title: The Atlantic herring- a novel model of genome biology


۱۲:۰۰-۱۲:۳۰ Peymaneh Davoodi,

Tarbiat Modares University, Tehran, Iran

Student talk: Architecture of Chicken Genome Using the Brand-New Omnigenic Model


Thursday 1 October, 19:00 – ۲۱:۰۰ (Iran Standard Time, GMT+03:30):



۱۹:۰۰-۱۹:۳۰ Ikhide Imumorin,

Georgia Ins Tech, USA

Title: On Genomics of heat adaptation in taurine and indicine cattle

۱۹:۳۰-۲۰:۰۰ Rostam Abdollahi Arpanahi

Department of Animal and Diary Sciences, University of Georgia

Title: Finding the start date of genomic preselection in different livestock species


۲۰:۰۰-۲۰:۳۰ Eric Bongcam-Rudloff,

SLU-Global Bioinformatics Centre at the Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences, Sweden

Title: Big Data: challenges and opportunities in animal genetics


۲۰:۳۰-۲۱:۰۰ Vincenzo Landi,

Universita degli studi di Bari, Italy

Title: The role of genetics in heat stress tolerance in dairy cattle: a case study in Italy


These presentations will be available directly on the skyroom links with ID and password. We can freely cover a few attendees. So, please send a text message on WhatsApp (+989352470999) including full name, affiliation, and country if you interested.  I will back to you with an ID and password.